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  1. Exploring the Australia Effect on 2014

    Mark Saxon

    One of the great mysteries and nagging worries for the Dodgers all spring has been this: What will playing their first two games 7,500 miles from home do to the rest of their season? It may not be a logistical nightmare, but it's certainly a chall...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  2. How the Oakland Athletics built a winner

    Ramona Shelburne

    The Oakland Athletics have won the AL West two years running despite having a paltry payroll in a division loaded with baseball's nouveau riche, a decrepit stadium and a dwindling fan base.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2013
  3. Oakland Athletics success due to player chemistry not metrics -- ...

    Sam Miller

    In ESPN The Magazine's Bay Area Issue, Baseball Prospectus' Sam Miller analyzes team chemistry, how it can actually be measured, and how it deserves much of the credit for the Oakland Athletics' surprising success over the past two seasons.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  4. Oakland A's avoid 'rebuilding' label, like Manny Ramirez addition...

    Manny Ramirez is expected to join Oakland at its spring training facility on Friday, yet another part of the Athletics' offseason overhaul.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  5. Oakland A's agree to extend Billy Beane through 2019 season

    Billy Beane is planning to stay in the Bay Area for the long haul.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2012
  6. Theo Epstein should be held accountable for the Red Sox collapse

    Howard Bryant

    It's time for a good long look at what Theo Epstein has wrought in Boston in the wake of the Red Sox's September collapse. One writer says the view isn't pretty.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  7. Oakland Athletics fire manager Bob Geren amid nine-game skid

    With his banged-up team mired in a nine-game losing streak and rampant speculation about the tenuous status of manager Bob Geren, general manager Billy Beane felt he had no other choice than to make a change at skipper.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  8. Change of strategy for A's

    Jim Caple

    The A's have rediscovered the art of small-ball, bunting and stealing their way to two wins in Oakland.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2003
  9. Getting there no longer enough

    Sean McAdam

    Billy Beane has built the A's into a perennial Series threat, but their window of opportunity is shrinking.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2003
  10. Boston believing in new Theo-logy

    Rob Neyer

    While not everything has gone right this year in Boston, Theo Epstein is proving to be one of the game's top GMs.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2003
  11. Beane reportedly turns down $2.1 million raise

    Billy Beane already had envisioned his first deal as Boston's new general manager: Pedro Martinez to the Oakland Athletics.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2002
  12. Beane had Red Sox deal, but decides to stay with A's

    Just when it appeared Oakland would have a new manager and a general manager for 2003, Billy Beane decided to stay.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2002
  13. The A's are smart ... and lucky

    David Schoenfield

    Coming up with three good, young pitchers in Barry Zito, Tim Hudson and Mark Mulder is a freak occurrence.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2002